The packaging drew me to this first. Black-streaked, burgundy vinyl housed in…
What’s the difference between young bands and old bands, and why would you want to be one and not the other? Lynn Wallace talks to Allister and finds out.
Phil Bailey spends a little time with one of music’s true iconoclasts via her new DVD, Render: Spanning Time With Ani DiFranco.
Prolonging the Magic (Capricorn). Review by Julio Diaz
Scope (Thrill Jockey). Review by Andrew Chadwick
IIIrd Gatekeeper (Crucial Blast). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Is that CD defective? Or are those the sounds of Squarepusher, slicing and dicing bits of jazz and dub into intriguing sound collage? Ian Koss discussed the man’s sanity and why Jaco Pastorius ruined bass for everyone.
Black to the Blind (Pavement). Review by David Lee Beowülf
Whiskey Drown (self-released). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Pennsylvania’s best-kept secret, a little band called Illinois, is about to go out on a large-scale U.S. tour with The Kooks. Their EP is one of Jen Cray’s latest mailbox treasures, so she called up singer/songwriter Chris Archibald for a chat.
Ghosts of Our Vegas Lives (3 Beads of Sweat). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Leviathan (Judas Cradle). Review by Daniel Mitchell.